Medical Oncologist
Clinical Instructor
work phone: 6048514744
Community Oncology
BC Cancer- Abbotsford Centre
32900 Marshall Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 0C0
Research Interests:

Breast and Melanoma

Research Summary:

• Current active projects:

  • Breast:
    o Optical Probe to evaluate breast tumour undergoing chemotherapy
    o MAC 20: Weightloss and breast cancer recurrence risks
  • Melanoma:
    o Provincial melanoma database development
    o CA045-001: CA045-001:A Phase 3, Randomized, Open-label Study of NKTR-
    o 214 Combined with Nivolumab versus Nivolumab in Participants with Previously Untreated Unresectableor Metastatic Melanoma
University of Calgary, 2014, Medical Oncology Fellowship
University of Calgary, 2012, Internal Medicine Residency
University of British Columbia, 2009, Doctor of Medicine
Bastyr University , 1999, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
University of British Columbia, 1993, Bachelor of Science- Biochemistry
United Nation/ UNDP Vietnam., Online volunteer.
Medical Aid for Vietnam , Organizer 2009
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry- University of British Columbia , Spring Gala Producer 2009
UBC Faculty of Medicine , Learning Resource Committee Member 2008
Recent Publications:
  • Ko JJ, Asif T, Li H, Alimohamed N, Nguyen PT, Heng DYC. Disease characteristics and survival outcomes of extragonadal primary germ cell tumour in two Canadian tertiary cancer centres. Canadian Urological Association Journal. 2016;10(5-6):E165-E170. doi:10.5489/cuaj.3357.
  •  Nguyen PT, Wong F, Joffres M. Ovarian Clear Cell Carcinoma- an examination of relapse patterns. Journal of Investigative Medicine, Vol. 56(1), Jan 2006. Page 367.
Awards & Recognition:
  • Albert B. and Mary Steiner Summer Research Award; 2014 Best of West Oncology Resident Research Award.